Finance Director

Finance Director

Finance Director 150 150 WorkerPowerED
Worker Power
June 1, 2023
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Brendan Walsh


Worker Power is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization dedicated to building power and creating a voice in politics for working people.  Led by hospitality workers, union members, students, and leaders from our immigrant and refugee communities, we engage in electoral and policy campaigns in Arizona, Southern California and other strategic locations in the United States.

Worker Power seeks to hire a dynamic and experienced Finance Director to manage and oversee all fiscal department functions. Worker Power’s Finance Department serves as the planning and tracking hub for Worker Power, as well as our 501(c)3 partner organization Worker Power Institute and Worker Power PAC, our 527 Federal Super PAC. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position’s primary functions will be to oversee and handle the daily financial tasks of the organizations, serve as the organization’s point of contact with Worker Power’s accounting firm, support the development of the annual budget, complete inter-organizational billing, monitor expenditures, and provide accurate financial analyses and reporting documents. During elections, the Finance Director will also work with Worker Power’s compliance firm to make sure the organizations file complete, accurate, and timely campaign finance reports.

The successful candidate will take on a leadership role in fostering an environment focused on sustainable growth, resiliency, and adaptability for Worker Power.

Hours & Location:  Worker Power’s Finance Director will work out of our newly renovated offices in downtown Phoenix. Your schedule will be reasonably flexible but a typical schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5pm. You must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends. The position is an exempt, salaried position.



  • Plans, directs, manages and oversees all fiscal department functions including nonprofit fund accounting, as well as financial transaction management and tracking.
  • Works with the Executive Director to develop organizational budgets.
  • Monitors expenditures at various levels.
  • Fiscal analysis and reporting, grant/contract cost analysis and planning, and day-to-day departmental operations.
  • Supervises the Accounting Firm in maintaining Worker Power accounting systems and functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, cost allocation, deposits, payments, and all internal and external financial reporting systems.
  • In collaboration with the Accounting Firm, performs month-end financial close bookkeeping such as reviewing credit card expenses, posting journal entries for prepaids and payroll, reconciling revenue, and reconciling bank accounts.
  • Manages cash, including oversight of the banking function, cash flow projections, and bank reconciliations.
  • Monitors budgets to identify issues; works with the Executive Director to resolve expenditure issues and approves expenditures throughout the budgetary period.
  • Works with Compliance Firm to prepare and submit accurate and timely campaign finance reports to all appropriate entities.
  • Analyzes financial data to develop internal and external reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for Worker Power and provides these reports to the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable financial regulations and restrictions and with finance-related funder conditions specific to individual grants and contracts.
  • Manages document retention and destruction in accordance with IRS regulations, funder guidelines, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Recommends and implements systems, policies, procedures, and controls which assure that the organization’s financial operation functions efficiently and effectively; is designed to account accurately for various grantors and funding streams; and complies with standard nonprofit accounting principles.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and Executive Board, arranges for the annual outside audit, prepares materials for the audit, and implements the auditor’s recommendations.
  • Works with Accounting Firm to prepare all IRS, state and local required documents, including the 990 return, 1099’s and W-2’s.
  • Acts as network administrator, including working with the IT Consultant and other software providers to enhance cybersecurity, order computer equipment, and develop IT infrastructure.
  • Safeguards all organizational assets by maintaining sufficient insurance coverage and handling all claims and reports.
  • Processes payroll when the Payroll Specialist is not available.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance or at minimum 7 years of experience in a senior finance role.
  • Five years or more of senior accounting/financial analysis experience preferred.
  • Five years or more of experience in managing a finance department.
  • Five years or more of supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and familiarity with nonprofit accounting techniques and reporting.
  • Ability to maintain a high-level of confidentiality on all financial matters.
  • Excellent attention to detail and exceptional problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, financial databases, spreadsheets, and accounting and budget software.
  • Able to pass a thorough reference and criminal history check.


Salary and benefits:

  • Finance Director Salary range starts at $80,000 per year
  • Medical coverage for employee, spouse, and children with ne premium cost to employee
  • Generous paid holiday and paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays off per year.
  • 401k retirement plan with up to 5% employer contribution (no match required).
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Mileage and expense reimbursement.
  • Exiting, dynamic work environment at one of the top economic and social justice organizations in the United States.

Worker Power is an equal opportunity employer

How To Apply

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